Film History

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The Isle of Destiny (1920) 
Our film history goes back to silent movies!

On An Island With You (1948) 
Featuring Esther Williams, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Cyd Charisse and Ricardo Montalban – what a cast!

Northeast Golf (1997) 
We’re not in the northeast, but golf pros found our beautiful courses perfect for this TV series.

Great Expectations (1998) 
Charles Dickens’ novel brought to life by Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria, Anne Bancroft and Robert DeNiro. Originally the producers wanted to use the Powel Crosley Estate, but its rehabilitation had already begun. Finnegan’s home was in Cortez.

Palmetto (1998) 
Woody Harrelson and Elisabeth Shue steam up the screen in this Neo-Noir thriller, aptly named after one of the locales in which it was filmed.

Out of Time (2003) 
A crime/drama shot in Cortez featuring Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes and Dean Cain. (9 award nominations and 3 wins)

Second Chance (2008)
Shinedown, Atlantic Records recording group, filmed “Second Chance” on Anna Maria Island and around Cortez Fishing Village.

Workers’ Comp (2011)
Starring Morgan Fairchild, David Proval and Robert Carradine, filmed at Pinnacle Park in Bradenton.

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (2011) 
Food Network’s Guy Fieri filmed this  “Southern Flavor” episode at Jose’s Real Cuban Food in Bradenton.

Breaking Up with Rosie (2012) 
A 2DB Productions feature, “Breaking Up with Rosie” was filmed in Sarasota. In the movie, a recently divorced romance novelist schemes to keep his success a secret so he doesn’t have to share his earnings with his ex-wife.

90 Day Fiance (Reality TV Show – TLC)
Eddie Eats America (Reality TV Show in UK)
World’s Strongest Man Competition (aired in the US and the UK)
Hours to Kill (True Crime Documentary – aired in Canada)
NAPA Auto Parts (Commercial)
Island Hunters (HGTV)

90 Day Fiancé (Realty TV Show - TLC)
Military Makeover (Realty TV Show – Lifetime TV)
Draupadi Unleashed (Movie)
Jeepin Divas (Still Photos)
Bealls (Still Photos)
Employable Me (TV Documentary – A & E)
The Boardroom (Reality TV Show – ESPN)
Polaryte Sunglasses (Infomercial)
Annie Selke Catalog (Still Photos)

90 Day Fiancé (Realty TV Show - TLC)
My Lottery Dreamhouse (TV Series)
How To Do Florida- Chad Crawford (TV show)
Lilly Pulitzer (Catalog)
Beachfront Bargain Hunt (TV Series - HGTV)
Bringing Up Bates (Reality TV Series)
A Place in the Sun (UK TV Show)
Beach Hunters (TV Series – HGTV)
Claws (TV Series - TNT)

And Then There Was Light (feature film)
Chelsea Handler (TV Show)
Dateline (TV Show)
90 Day Fiance (Realty TV Show on TLC)
LDS Church (Documentary)
Animal Outtakes (TV Series)
How To Do Florida (TV show)
Lilly Pulitzer (catalog)
Champs (summer ad campaign)

Monty Comes Back (feature film)
Untitled Tim Sutton Project (feature film)
Beating Heart Films (feature film)
Knock Knock Live (TV Show on FOX)
The Voice (TV Show on NBC)
America’s Great Outdoors (TV Show)
Lilly Pulitzer (catalog)
Disappointing Messiah (6 part TV mini-series)
A Place in the Sun (UK TV show)
Bucs Cheerleaders (calendar)
Cox Chevrolet (commercial)
Bealls (catalog)
Monroe & Main (catalog)
Orchard Brand (catalog)

Dealing Steel (Reality TV show – 6 episodes featured on Discovery Channel)
Pickers (Reality TV show)
A Place in the Sun (UK TV Show)
Catching Junior Tate (feature film)
Monty Comes Back (Trailer for feature film)
Have Gun Will Travel (Music Video)
Bucs Cheerleaders (calendar)
Nationwide (commercial)
Tires Plus (commercial)
Next Directory (catalog)
Venus Swimwear (catalog)
Delia’s Catalog (catalog)

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